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Digital learning to support the professional development of public library teams. Explore the latest free webinars.

Events and Marketing – New Approaches in Changing Times

These webinars explore how libraries can reflect on their activity during the pandemic and can refresh their approaches as restrictions ease:

Wellbeing for Librarians – Recharge and Reflect

At the end of 2021 we took the chance to reflect on the past year for libraries and how to plan for the next with Rasheed Ogunlaru. Watch again now:

Libraries, Climate and Sustainability

What can public libraries do to tackle the climate crisis? How can they be more sustainable? Watch back now to learn more about how to make your library greener and effectively confront issues of sustainability:

An Introduction to Death Positive Libraries

Presented by Living Knowledge Network in collaboration with Libraries Connected

Recently a number of pioneering libraries have been exploring creative ways to help people think and talk about death and loss. This webinar will explore what being “death positive” really means and why it matters. Join Anita Luby, Head of Cultural Services at Redbridge Libraries, to reflect on the impact of implementing death positive initiatives.

View An Introduction to Death Positive Libraries webinar

Professional Confidence Training 

Coaching Yourself Through the Times We’re In

As we negotiate these uncertain times, it is essential to manage our mind-set, wellbeing, expectations, relationships and personal as well as professional organisational skills. Watch back these refreshing and energising sessions, aimed at library professionals, with leading life coach, Rasheed Ogunlaru.

Cultural Case Studies

Gain Inspiration from these inspiring Digital / Physical Hybrid Projects that empowered audiences in innovative ways, through challenging and changing times.

Youth Voice Series

China / UK - Library Knowledge Exchange Webinar

As part of the ongoing partnership between the National Library of China and the British Library this webinar explores the general response to COVID-19 and service evolution from both public libraries in China and the UK. Watch this webinar.

Marketing and Communications

This series looks at ways of refreshing your approach to Marketing and Communications and developing strategies for developing and sharing content, with experienced Communications Consultant, Miki Lentin.

Producing Online Events for Libraries

Explore this series to glean some inspiration and practical tips on how to run inclusive online events.

Navigating the New Unknown: Libraries Services Return

This series focuses on supporting libraries with planning reopening, using case studies from Denmark.

Wellbeing and Resilience: Library Services Resume

Discover strategies for approaching this period of transition with creative consultant Lawrence Becko, aimed at building resilience.

Digital Engagement

The digital engagement series is a three-part programme which delves into good marketing practice for libraries, as well as tips and strategies for engaging with library audiences through social media. Presented by Ned Potter, an academic liaison librarian at the University of York, and a trainer for organisations including the Bodleian and the NHS.

Working Well Remotely

This three-part series was developed in collaboration with creative consultant Lawrence Becko and was aimed at promoting wellbeing for library staff adjusting to this period of dramatic change and uncertainty.